Dozens of Mexican “modern day slaves” who allegedly were forced to work as cleaners at vacation properties in Ontario for as little as $50 per month have been freed and offered legitimate employment, police announced yesterday.
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TORONTO—Premier Doug Ford accused student unions of getting up to “crazy Marxist nonsense” as he appealed for donations to his Progressive Conservative party in a fundraising e-mail sent yesterday.
Ford's claim was made as he highlighted his government's move to make some fees paid by Ontario college and university students optional instead of mandatory.
OTTAWA—Three years after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised a national youth policy, the federal government still is trying to determine what it should include.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday welcomed an investigation by the federal ethics commissioner into an allegation that his office pressured former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution.
LOS ANGELES—Rap artists and women have felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years.
But this year, they both took centre stage.
Childish Gambino's disturbing look at race relations, “This is America,” won record and song of the year on last night's telecast.
OTTAWA—Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has written directly to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to waive solicitor-client privilege so former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould can talk publicly about what happened with SNC-Lavalin.
TORONTO—Ontario government lawyers say the repeal of a modernized sex-ed curriculum does not discriminate against an 11-year-old transgender girl challenging the move, arguing teachers still can address topics like gender identity even though such issues no longer are a mandatory part of the lesson plan.
TORONTO—The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is ramping up security measures at some of its locations across the province amid reports of an increase in brazen thefts at liquor stores.
A statement from the LCBO on Saturday said it is adding security guards at select stores to ensure the safety and security of its staff and customers.
TORONTO—A new report suggests parents who miss work to help children suffering from anxiety cost the Ontario economy $421 million a year.
The report, released yesterday by Children's Mental Health Ontario, looked at data collected in 2017.
OTTAWA—Paul Dewar, a teacher and union leader from Ottawa who became the New Democratic Party's foreign affairs critic, died yesterday after contending with brain cancer for a year.